Arts & Entertainment

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7 Reasons Tara Emad Is Just the Absolute Best

7 Reasons Tara Emad Is Just the Absolute Best

Model, actress, and all around stylish human being Tara Emad has left her mark across Egypt and beyond, plastered on billboards, filling magazines and dominating fashion runways. There isn’t an Egyptian girl who doesn’t want to be her or an Egyptian guy who doesn’t want to be with her.   To celebrate her birthday, we’ve […]

Hilarious Guy Imitates Wafaa El Kilany as a Wife and Wins the Internet in 2017

Hilarious Guy Imitates Wafaa El Kilany as a Wife and Wins the Internet in 2017

  Egyptian TV host, Wafaa El Kilany, is notoriously known for cornering celebrities on her show. Whether on El7okm (The Verdict), Elmataha (The Maze) or Bedoun Rekaba (Uncensored), we’ve been wondering for years if those awkward moments were staged or not.   Yet, the one thing that has made El Kilany the woman she is today […]

Rami Malek Talks Details on Becoming Freddie Mercury

Rami Malek Talks Details on Becoming Freddie Mercury

  Every single human being on planet Earth probably knows by now that Egyptian-American actor Rami Malek is set to play the legendary Freddie Mercury in the new biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody. It has been said that the movie will be released on December 2018.   We still haven’t seen any of the footage from the actual movie, […]

‘Ballerinas of Cairo’ Storm the Streets of Egypt with Bambah Boutique in This Stunning Video

‘Ballerinas of Cairo’ Storm the Streets of Egypt with Bambah Boutique in This Stunning Video

  Ballerinas of Cairo has become one of the biggest art projects in Egypt, with thousands of people following them in anticipation of new breathtaking pictures.   For those who aren’t familiar with the art project, Ballerinas of Cairo is a photography project that as its name suggests, shows ballerinas dancing in the streets of […]

Dubai Is the Star of Imagine Dragons’ New Music Video

Dubai Is the Star of Imagine Dragons’ New Music Video

US indie rock band Imagine Dragons gained international popularity when their hit song “It’s Time” made it on The Perks of Being a Wallflower‘s soundtrack.   Years later, and they’re now topping the charts, as they join forces with the likes of Lil’ Wayne, Wiz Khalifa and more. We’re not here to talk about their […]

Egyptians Try to Find the Perfect Caption for Medhat Saleh’s New Song and It’s Hilarious

Egyptians Try to Find the Perfect Caption for Medhat Saleh’s New Song and It’s Hilarious

  We will say this for the millionth time. We love Egypt’s social media. For some reason it unleashes the comedic copywriter in all of us. We try to stop ourselves from creating memes and captions, we really, really do, but we just end up start typing and there’s no control over the Internet’s force […]

Is ‘Game of Thrones’ Getting an Arabic Version This Ramadan?

Is ‘Game of Thrones’ Getting an Arabic Version This Ramadan?

There’s only one Game of Thrones and winter will come to anyone who dares try and recreate it. So when the new promos for the newest Syrian Ramadan series Orchidia made it online, its familiar style and grand themes quickly saw it branded a “rip-off” of the hugely popular HBO drama.   The synopsis for Orchidia seems […]

Rapunzel Gets an Islamic Makeover in This Children’s Book

Rapunzel Gets an Islamic Makeover in This Children’s Book

  *sings* And at last I see the light, and Rapunzel is now Muslim. *sings*   Yesterday, Facebook page The Malaysian Feminist posted a photo of Disney princess Rapunzel, except her hair is nowhere to be seen because she’s hijabi.     The photo has only been online for 24 hours and it has already […]

This Artist Just Turned the Dubai Desert into a Work of Art

This Artist Just Turned the Dubai Desert into a Work of Art

  Who would’ve ever thought that shipping containers would make for a good canvas? Australian artist Guido Van Helten, of course.   The renowned artist unveiled his latest masterwork, a 135m long and 12m high reconfigurable mural made up of 63 custom-painted shipping containers.     Dubbed ‘Red Bull Curates – Jigsaw’, the piece of art […]

15 YA Books Every Arab Needs to Add to Their Reading List

15 YA Books Every Arab Needs to Add to Their Reading List

We live in the golden age of young-adult (commonly known as YA) literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of all ages. In the likes of Harry Potter and Hannah Baker, they’ve produced characters and conceits that have become the currency of our pop-culture discourse—and inspired some of our best […]